CryoSat detects sudden ice loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula22 May 2015 A recent acceleration in ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica has been detected by ESA’s ice mission.
Call for Media: New applications for ESA’s SMOS mission18 May 2015 Media are invited to a press briefing on the scientific results and operational applications that continue to come from ESA’s water mission.
Ensuring the continuity of ocean topography data11 May 2015 ESA and Airbus Defence and Space today signed a €177 million contract to develop the Jason-CS / Sentinel-6A satellite mission for Europe’s Copernicus programme.
Proba-V maps world air traffic from space07 May 2015
Proba-V maps world air traffic from space07 May 2015 As ESA’s Proba-V works quietly on its main task of monitoring vegetation growth across Earth, the minisatellite is also picking up something from a little higher: signals from thousands of aircraft.
Join the virtual classroom04 May 2015
Join the virtual classroom04 May 2015 Registration is open for a free online course that provides an introduction to monitoring climate change using satellite Earth observation.
Nepal earthquake on the radar29 April 2015
Nepal earthquake on the radar29 April 2015 On 25 April, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, claiming over 5000 lives and affecting millions of people. Satellite images are being used to support emergency aid organisations, while geo-scientists are using satellite measurements to analyse t...